The decision was announced after a recent request from Washington to review labor rights at the facility, under the North American trade agreement, TMEC, which Mexico admitted in early June.
“The reparation plan includes various actions and commitments aimed at ensuring the effective application of the LFT (Federal Labor Law),” said the Mexican Ministry of Economy in a statement.
Recently, the governments of both nations said they had identified presumed violations of collective rights due to the company’s refusal to apply the most beneficial terms of the existing Legal Contract in the rubber industry.”
An independent union previously asked the United States to open a case under the trade rules of the three North American partners, arguing that the employees were offered less compensation than that available to other workers in the sector.
With information from Reuters